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Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office disputes explosive report

January 18, 2019
Government shutdown has no end in sight as challenges mount for Trump administration.
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Washington power play

January 18, 2019
The dynamic between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Trump.
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McCarthy’s challenge to Steve King after years of GOP inaction stands as first test for minority leader

January 18, 2019
Robert Costa, Mike DeBonis | The Washington Post
When Rep. Steve King was ushered into House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s office Monday night, after sparking outrage for questioning whether the term “white supremacist” is offensive, he expected to be scolded. He did not expect his career in congressional politics to effectively end.
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Trump's pick for AG says he'll protect the Mueller probe. But what if his boss disagrees?

January 15, 2019
Chuck Todd | NBC News
The Senate Judiciary Committee is holding its confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump’s pick to replace former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, William Barr, who has promised to protect the Mueller investigation.
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Trump backs off national emergency to build border wall as shutdown becomes longest ever

January 12, 2019
Josh Dawsey, Damian Paletta, Erica Werner, John Wagner | The Washington Post
President Trump cast fresh doubt Friday on whether he would declare a national emergency to build a wall along the southern border, leaving lawmakers waiting for the president’s next move as the government shutdown became the longest in U.S. history.
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Government shutdown now the longest in US history

January 12, 2019
Kelly O'Donnell | NBC News
The government shutdown has entered its 22nd day, becoming the longest in American history. While federal workers are still without pay, no new negotiations within Congress are scheduled.

The shutdown showdown continues

January 11, 2019
Shutdown stalemate.
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Mueller probe moves forward as government remains shut down

January 11, 2019
The Russia probe continues.
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